A 22-year-old lover identified as Shakil Khan barged into the house of Mohammad Shahid and stabbed his daughter and wife, Khushnasiba Bano (21) and Akhtar Bano (45) on Sunday evening.
Khan stabbed Khushnasiba and when her mother tried to protect her, he stabbed Akhtar. While Khushnasiba succumbed to her injuries at the SMS hospital, her mother is undergoing treatment and fighting for her life.
Shakil and Khushnasiba were known to each other for five years. Shakeel had proposed her when they studied together. He wanted to marry Khushnasiba but she had denied. Shakeel later went to Saudi Arabia for work. He returned recently and started harassing the girl. He was annoyed with her and decided to murder her.
The murder case shocked the local residents who demanded a speedy investigation and trial in the matter.